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Titles tagged with ‘uranium mining’

5 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Backs to the Blast, an Australian Nuclear Story documentary – 1981

Made 25 years after nuclear tests were conducted in SA in the 1950s, this documentary stirred up a political hornet’s nest.

Land of the Apocalypse documentary – 1991

The traditional custodians of Kakadu National Park battle to protect an important sacred site from mining exploitation.

Jabiluka documentary – 1997

This film offers Indigenous, scientific and economic perspectives on the issue of mining uranium at Jabiluka.

Trespass documentary – 2002

Trespass revisits the Mirarr people’s fight against the uranium mines in Jabiluka. Yvonne Margarula is arrested for walking on her own land.

A Hard Rain documentary – 2007

A Hard Rain came out of David Bradbury’s concern that Australia was about to embark on the biggest environmental disaster since white settlement.